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World J Cardiol. Sep 26, 2021; 13(9): 416-437
Published online Sep 26, 2021. doi: 10.4330/wjc.v13.i9.416
Stent visualization methods to guide percutaneous coronary interventions and assess long-term patency
Chadi Ghafari, Stéphane Carlier
Chadi Ghafari, Stéphane Carlier, Department of Cardiology, UMONS, Mons 7000, Belgium
Stéphane Carlier, Department of Cardiology, CHU Ambroise Paré, Mons 7000, Belgium
Author contributions: Ghafari C and Carlier S equally contributed to this work; all authors have read and approve the final manuscript.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors have no any conflicts of interest.
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Corresponding author: Stéphane Carlier, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Cardiology, UMONS, Avenue Maistriau 25, Mons 7000, Belgium.
Received: March 25, 2021
Peer-review started: March 25, 2021
First decision: May 13, 2021
Revised: May 24, 2021
Accepted: July 22, 2021
Article in press: July 22, 2021
Published online: September 26, 2021
Core Tip

Core Tip: Evaluation of acute and long-term percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) results remains challenging. We hereby review current available tools for guiding and assessing PCI results.